Harry Potter Facts and Trivia
The Harry Potter books and films have created a world wide phenomena that has ultimately found a fantastic home in our dear Orlando.
Over the coming months, we will be adding a few facts and trivia items to this page, all related to the ‘boy wizard’ in some shape or form.
We will cover a huge range of bits and pieces over time, as we update on a weekly basis.
We will cover the Harry Potter films, books author and characters along the way and please feel free to send us any ideas of your own to be included!
- Harry ‘James’ Potter was born in 1980
- Hogwarts is invisible to Muggles (ordinary people)
- JK Rowling was first inspired to develop the Harry Potter stories in 1990 on a train
- The character ‘Draco Malfoy’ is based on school bullies that JK Rowling had encountered
- Severus Snape is based upon one of Rowling’s more unpleasant teachers.
- Harry learns that he is a wizard on his 11th birthday
- Hogwarts is really: Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
- Ron Weasley has the middle name Bilius
- JK Rowling also writes under the name of Robert Galbraith
- JK Rowling was said to be worth £560m in 2008
- More coming soon!